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Smart Switch for PC or Mac®

Missing all the content on your old phone? Don't fret, because Smart Switch gives you the freedom to move your contacts, music, photos, calendar, text messages, device settings, and more to your new Galaxy phone. Plus, it helps you find your favorite apps or will suggest similar ones in the Play Store. Sweet! Get started by downloading Samsung Smart Switch for PC/Mac. P.S.: Learn more on how to Use Smart Switch to Transfer Content Using PC or Mac®.

Requirements for PC

Before you transfer content using Smart Switch for PC, check the following off your list:

  1. A Samsung phone with Android™ OS version 4.3 or later.

  2. An old phone that meets one of the following requirements:

    • A phone with Android version 4.3 or later.

    • Apple® iPhone® with iOS version 4.2.1 or later.

  3. A Windows® platform with the following minimum requirements:

    • Operating System: Windows XP® (Service Pack 2) or later.

    • CPU: Pentium 4; 2.4 GHz or higher.

    • RAM: 1GB or higher.

    • Screen Resolution: 1024 x 768 (600), 32 bit or higher.

    • Required Software: Windows Media Player version 11 or later.

Requirements for Mac

Make sure you have what you need to transfer content using Smart Switch for Mac.

  1. A Samsung mobile phone with Android OS version 4.3 or later.

  2. An old phone that meets one of the following requirements:

    • A phone with Android version 4.3 or later.

    • Apple iPhone with iOS version 4.2.1 or later.

  3. A Mac platform with the following minimum requirements:

    • Operating System: Mac OS X® 10.6 or later.

    • CPU: Intel Core 2 Duo 2.0 GHz or higher.

    • RAM: 1GB or higher.

    • Screen resolution: 1280 x 800.

    • Android file transfer application installed on your computer.

Transferrable Content

  APPLE SAMSUNG
Backup Software iTunes® Smart Switch
Supported OS iOS 4.21 or higher Android 4.3 or higher
Personal Info
Contacts Yes Yes
S Note™ No* Yes
Messages Yes Yes
S Planner Yes Yes
Call Log Yes Yes
Content
Video Yes Yes
Music Yes** Yes
Photos Yes Yes
Documents No Yes
Ringtones No Yes
Application List Yes Yes
Account Info & Settings
Alarms Yes Yes
Email Account Info No Yes
Home Screen No Yes
Wi-Fi® No Yes
Lock Screen No Yes
Other Settings No Yes

 

* iTunes memo backup data can be restored to Memo App but not to S Note

** iTunes PC music library

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